Joburg Botanical Gardens upgrade needs a CLO

The Johannesburg Botanical Gardens is being upgraded and the project needs a community liaison officer. Photo: Chantelle Fourie

Ward 88 councillor, Nicholas Lorimer is notifying residents of a vacancy for a community liaison officer (CLO) for the City Parks and Zoo Johannesburg Botanical Gardens upgrade.

The upgrade will be the addition of playgrounds to the gardens, Lorimer said.

Nicholas Lorimer, Ward 88 councillor. Photo: File/Gaahele Mokgoro

“Every project has a CLO. It forms part of the City engaging with and involving communities.”

The primary role of the officer is to ensure that all stakeholders are kept informed of the project by assisting the contractor in providing relevant labour workers, whether skilled, semi-skilled or unskilled, to the project.

The responsibilities also include liaison with other service providers in the areas, facilitating the availability of local resources, compiling and updating the database of local resources, assisting in managing workers and reporting progress to City Parks and other stakeholders.

Importantly, the CLO needs to keep the contractor and City Parks aware of community affairs and dynamics.

The officer must be from Ward 88.

This includes Emmarentia, Montroux, Risidale, Roosevelt Park, Montgomery Park, Blackheath (south of Pendoring Road), Berario, East Town and Valeridene and Northcliff, north of Albert’s Farm.


· Grade 12 and relevant experience will be an added advantage

· Must be able to communicate, read and write English and other local languages

· Must be reliable and accountable

· Must be a resident of the ward above and know areas well

· Must be currently unemployed

· Must be able to communicate with contractors and sub-contractors

· Should be prepared to work under difficult conditions

· Should have skills in conflict resolution and report writing, with good interpersonal skills

· Should not be a contractor

· Should submit a certified South African green ID book or new card.


Details: Post your CV in the box provided at 35 Symons Road Auckland Park, 4th Floor; or email it to

Closing date for submission is 23 March.

Chantelle Fourie
Metro Reporter

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